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789 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC
+1 803-534-9418
11:00 - 21:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Earl Duke's barbecue is Orangeburg's finest. Totally laid back and casual. Good for take out. Great cheap eats.

Thank judy h
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best BBQ in SC. I have been eating at this restaurants from the middle 70s. The food has not changed, the pick nick tables have not changed. Everything is perfect. They only have hash, rice, chopped pork, slaw, BBQ sauce and tea. It is all you can eat buffet style for the best price around.

Thank Rockportlizardfish
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great place to eat to see what South Carolina's food taste like, home cooking, great food, simple, friendly

Thank Karen M
Charleston, South Carolina
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381 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is one of the best Duke's Barbeque restaurants. It's small and has a homey feeling since all of the people who work there seem to enjoy the people who come into the place. They are friendly and make sure that you get what you want. The all you can eat buffet is $7.50 (tax included) for adults. There is... More 

Thank Terrie J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Stopped for lunch and was not disappointed. The barbecue and slaw were tasty and the sauce selection was good. It was my first experience with barbecue hash (over rice) and found it to my liking. The staff were all friendly and accommodating. It's good there was no banana pudding that day or I'd have popped. Can't beat the food and... More 

Thank rjay01
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Great chicken, green beans, baked beans, pitcher of sweet tea on the table. Clean. Look forward to returning there the next time we are in town.

Thank Jeffrey L
Columbia, South Carolina
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450 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

I used to eat at Dukes Barbecue 30 years ago. Happened to see a location on my way through Orangeburg and decided to give it a try. My wife and I had the all you can eat lunch buffet which included rice, hash, pork, slaw, bread and pickles for $7.50, tea and tax included. Unlike many southern barbecue houses, the... More 

Thank Lbouknight
Orangeburg, South Carolina
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Price has risen from 10.00 to 11.00. Buffet has GREAT quality and choices. Temp. of food is good. Recomended if you are in that part of town.

Thank drwes401956
South Carolina
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Best BBQ in South Carolina, bar none. We've had Texas, NC, and others, but this was the best we've tried. Great hash, pulled meat. A bit much on the rice but the hash is the best.

Thank 24Traveler
Pecatonica, Illinois
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357 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

The pulled pork sandwiches were good and pork was piled high on the white bread. Cole slaw was also good. They have a kind of hash made with pulled pork, potatoes, and beans that I have not seen before in BBQ restaurants. The thick sweet mustard sauce is quite unusual but very good. Duke's is only open from Thursday to... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-534-9418

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?